Department of Labor – Enforcement Powers The Department of Labor(“the Department”) is a highly complex federal agency charged with the broad task of protecting and promoting the rights of “workers, job seekers, and retirees” through “improv[ing] job conditions, advanc[ing] opportunities [...]
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Can I terminate an employee who is out on sick leave? Unless your name is Donald Trump, you probably find firing employees to be the most excruciating part of your role as employer. Sometimes, when the employee is a bad [...]
ROGUE ONE: A PARTNERSHIP STORY What to Do When a Business Partner is Convicted of a Crime Is business running smoothly within your partnership? Has your partner been taking shortcuts, acting unethically, or getting involved in bad business practices? What [...]
Best Approach to State and Federal Labor Audits Arizona businesses are required to cooperate with both federal and state agencies when such agencies perform audits and investigations related to an employer’s compliance with labor and employment laws. Such audits [...]
Why Arizona Litigation Lawyers Advise Against Ignoring Frivolous Lawsuits We live in a society where lawsuits have become an everyday occurrence. Every day in the news one can read about a new lawsuit being brought against a person or a [...]
Eight Ways to Avoid Court—by Arizona Business Attorneys Running any kind of business comes with its risks and rewards. One of those risks is legal liability. No matter what kind or size of business you are running, there is always [...]
Employer Challenges: How to Avoid a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Firing someone is a big decision, and you may feel totally justified in your actions after you’ve carefully considered it and weighed all your options. Yet the person you fire may [...]
Can I Sue an Individual for Posting a Bad Yelp Review About My Business? A Manhattan woman who gave a Kips Bay gynecologist a one-star review on Yelp1 has spent over $20,000 defending herself in court—and the litigation has [...]
Elon Musk, Corporations, and Removal of Directors and Officers In the last year, Elon Musk (the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX) has had a turbulent year. He called a hero diver who helped rescue the Thailand youth soccer team a [...]
Critical Legal Advice to Heed before Starting a Business in Arizona Starting a business is one of the most exciting things you can do. You are likely bringing a dream to life, and you are starting out on your own, [...]